Global Patent Index - EP 0975959 A1

EP 0975959 A1 2000-02-02 - DETECTION OF TERATOGEN EXPOSURE

Title (en)

DETECTION OF TERATOGEN EXPOSURE

Title (de)

Festellung des Ausgesetztseins an Teratogenen

Title (fr)

DETECTION DE L'EXPOSITION A DES AGENTS TERATOGENES

Publication

EP 0975959 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98915541 A

Priority

  • US 9807442 W
  • US 83715697 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9846989A1] The present invention relates to methods for detecting teratogen exposure in neonates. In particular, the present invention is directed to the detection of prenatal (i.e., in utero) exposure to ethanol. In accordance with the present invention, fatty acid ethyl esters, produced as the by-products of non-oxidative ethanol metabolism are detected in samples such as meconium and cord blood.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01N 30/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/92 (2006.01); G01N 30/02 (2006.01); G01N 30/06 (2006.01); G01N 30/72 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/92 (2013.01); G01N 30/06 (2013.01); G01N 30/7206 (2013.01); G01N 2030/025 (2013.01); Y10T 436/20 (2013.01); Y10T 436/200833 (2013.01); Y10T 436/204165 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9846989 A1 19981022; AU 6970098 A 19981111; CA 2286576 A1 19981022; EP 0975959 A1 20000202; EP 0975959 A4 20010207; US 5952235 A 19990914

INPADOC legal status


2004-05-12 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031101

2001-02-07 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20001222

2001-02-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2001-02-07 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7G 01N 30/02 A, 7G 01N 33/92 B

2000-02-02 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991019

2000-02-02 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-02-02 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL PAYMENT 19991019;LT PAYMENT 19991019;LV PAYMENT 19991019;MK PAYMENT 19991019;RO PAYMENT 19991019;SI PAYMENT 19991019